Skin irritation is a condition of skin, in which, the epidermis (uppermost layer of skin) is delicate and can get irritated. The causes of skin irritation are ranging from hormonal imbalance to exposure to soaps and detergents. Prolonged exposure to sun also irritates the skin. The people who have sensitive skin are more prone to this condition.
Some other causes of skin irritation include skin allergies to nickel, heavy jewelry and metal, rash, eczema, infections and exposure to weather. The chemicals present in the housecleaning products, detergents and washing powders may also cause skin irritation. Here are some most effective home remedies for skin irritation.
- Aloe Vera is one of the most effective natural skin-soothing agents. It works wonderfully to eliminate the skin related problems such as sunburn, rashes, allergic reactions etc. The application of aloe Vera gel is considered the best remedy for skin irritations. Aloe Vera gel is easily available on cosmetic or health stores.
- Another inexpensive yet effective natural treatment for skin irritations is applying the combination of freshly squeezed lemon juice and vitamin E oil on the affected skin. To prepare the combination, you have to mix 2 tbsp. of lemon juice in 6tbsp. of vitamin E oil. Let this mixture stay on the affected skin for at least 15 minutes to attain maximum results.
- Take one tablespoon of sandalwood powder or crushed poppy seeds. Add it in the mixture of lemon juice and water (one teaspoon each). Mix all ingredients thoroughly to make a fine paste. Now apply it to reduce the skin irritations that is caused by allergies.